Health, Sustainability and The Younger Diners Of Today’s Restaurants: How The Produce Industry Can Ride the Wave Menu Matters’ Maeve Webster Points The Way

Maeve Webster, president of Menu Matters, a consulting firm for foodservice manufacturers and operators, offered insight into how the pandemic fundamentally changed consumer perspectives and behaviors, and that impact on foodservice, at the Ideation Fresh Foodservice Forum, Thursday, Dec. 16, a post-show event of the New York Produce Show and Conference.

Sergio Borquez Schwarzbeck Presentation at The Global Trade Symposium Elevating The Industry… With Purpose Beyond Produce

A return speaker at the New York Produce Show, Borquez recently spoke with Susan Crowell, contributing editor at Pundit sister publication, PRODUCE BUSINESS magazine, to explain how Campos Borquez initiated several projects to improve the communities that are home to the farm’s migrant workers — programs he thinks can be recreated in many forms across the globe.

UP, UP AND AWAY! The Jacob Javits Center’s Rooftop Farm Movie Highlights

Jim Prevor’s Perishable Pundit ran a piece titled, Up On The Roof: An Urban Farm Right Above The New York Produce Show And Conference, which highlighted the fact that The New York Produce Show and Conference, though in the middle of New York City, was now actually taking place right under a farm! We made a little video to show case what was going on “Up on the Roof”

Kristen Barnett and Hungry House Imagining The Spirit Behind Ghost Kitchens at The Ideation Fresh Foodservice Forum

There’s no denying we’re continuing a new era of food delivery, but how can we do it smarter and in a way that preserves both the brand and the hospitality diners crave? Kristen Barnett, founder and chief executive of Hungry House, Brooklyn, NY, is forging a new model for ghost kitchens, working with chefs to launch their signature menu items on the Hungry House platform, executed in the Hungry House kitchen.

THE FINISHING TOUCH! Bonus AdditionTo The New York Produce Show’s Thought Leader Panel: Stefanie Katzman

It was a pleasure to have Stefanie holding the banner high for the wholesale sector, and, in general, the Thought Leaders Panel at the New York Produce Show and Conference was thought-provoking and insightful. We appreciate the willingness of such industry luminaries to share their knowledge to help make the industry better.